Hives and Angioedema (cont.)
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What Are Home Remedies for Hives and Angioedema?
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Severe reactions: Do not attempt to treat severe reactions with home remedies or to wait it out at home. Go immediately to the nearest emergency department or call an ambulance. Here are some things you can do while waiting for the ambulance:
What Is the Medical Treatment for Hives and Angioedema?
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The treatment of hives depends on the severity of the symptoms. For mild to moderately severe localized symptoms, a nonprescription antihistamine by mouth is usually adequate, along with skin-care measures for comfort. For more severe cases, an injection or short course of a corticosteroid may be needed to rapidly reduce swelling and itching.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/15/2016
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